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Saturday 23 August 2014

Fermanagh appoint Pete McGrath to replace Peter Canavan

Published 07/11/2013 | 21:02

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Down v Monaghan - Electric Ireland Ulster GAA Football Minor Championship Semi-Final...24 June 2012; Down manager Pete McGrath. Electric Ireland Ulster GAA Football Minor Championship Semi-Final, Down v Monaghan, Morgan Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE...ABC
Pete McGrath is the new Fermanagh manager. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE

PETE McGrath has been appointed the new Fermanagh football manager, replacing Peter Canavan who quit in September.

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It was revealed at the county board meeting tonight that 14 candidates had been approached in relation to the role and four had been interviewed.

McGrath's last job was with the Down minors and he has been involved with Down club Bryansford in recent years. His greatest triumph was to win Sam Maguire with Down in 1991 and 1994.

Ironically, McGrath had been an independent overseer of the process that interviewed and appointed Canavan in 2011.

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